Posts tagged "MIlton Friedman"

"Free to Choose," comes to Chicago's North Side: CPS likely to approve this morning Nobel Academy's expansion to a 900 student Uptown High School

Link to Video of Ald. Pawar on “Public Affairs,” added Wednesday at 10:45 am CPS CEO Ruiz to support today Charter School expansion to Uptown. According to a written report to the CPS board, Interim CPS CEO Jesse Ruiz (who recently stepped into his position from his CPS board seat to replace the “under investigation”... Read more »

A seven step program to fix IL Governor Bruce Rauner's Fiscal 2016 budget deficit

Governor Rauner…can honestly say his balanced budget and … legislation …are consistent with the principles he laid out during his election campaign.  –Gov. Bruce Rauner’s principles.  If you think like Bruce Rauner, there is no point in being Governor unless you  wake up every day with a plan of  action to implement your principles-- and... Read more »

Watch Economics Nobel Prize winner Lars Hansen and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Evans discuss monetary policy: Cable and Web

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans: I am confident that the models I am talking about will fail on a number of dimensions… you train people to say things provocatively. Isn’t that right? That’s what I thought I learned at the University of Chicago. UChicago Economics Professor Lars Hansen: Provocatively, but in a … very deep... Read more »
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Nobel Prize winner Lars Hansen interviews Fed President Evans and Prof. Hansen interviewed by Berkowitz on monetary policy and real economic growth, Cable and Web

Tonight’s Chicago  Metro suburban edition of Pubic Affairs features Charles Evans, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and his interviewer– University of Chicago Economics Department Professor and Nobel Prize winner Lars Peter Hansen.   The Evans- Hansen discussion focuses on the conduct of monetary policy in the face of significant uncertainty about, among other... Read more »

UChicago Econ Nobel Prize Winner Lars Hansen and Chicago Fed President Charles Evans demystify monetary policy: Cable and web

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans: I am confident that the models I am talking about will fail on a number of dimensions… you train people to say things provocatively. Isn’t that right? That’s what I thought I learned at the University of Chicago. UChicago Economics Professor Lars Hansen: Provocatively, but in a … very deep... Read more »

Watch a cut-throat debate, w/ Bill Kristol and Jeff Berkowitz tag-teaming E.J. Dionne on the relative merits of the private sector and government, Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features, during the first half of the show,  host Jeff Berkowitz debating and discussing with Washington Post columnist and Institute of Politics Fellow E.J.Dionne the resolution, “Whatever government does, the private sector can do better.”  The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and... Read more »
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Better than Andy Shaw w/Mayor Emanuel: Berkowitz's virtual discussion of a $13 minimum wage causing unemployment to rise w/ Ald. Reilly, Shriver poverty honcho Bouman, Negron, Ald. Tunney and Ald. O'Connor, Cable and Web

Unfortunately, the City’s champions of the $13/ hour minimum wage,  Negron, a Harvard Law Grad and Bouman, a Valparaiso Law Grad didn’t follow Norberg’s lead and gladly give the impression they are expert economists– which is simply untrue. ********************************  Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest Suburban edition of Public Affairs airs  at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable... Read more »

Better than OSU v. Oregon: Watch Mayor Emanuel's guys (Negron and Bouman) play TV economists, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. The show features a discussion of the impact of Chicago’s new minimum wage ordinance on unemployment by show host Jeff Berkowitz, Michael Negron- Mayor Emanuel’s Policy Chief and John Bouman- President of the... Read more »

2013 Nobel Economics Prize Winner Lars Peter Hansen discusses w/Berkowitz how best to promote real economic growth

Last night, UChicago Economics Department Professor Lars Peter Hansen interviewed Charles Evans, President of the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank for about an hour on the role and impact of monetary policy in an uncertain economy.   Clips from that interview and a short interview by Jeff Berkowitz with Professor Hansen after Hansen’s interview of Evans... Read more »
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BGA's Shaw advises Rauner to pick a balanced team of budget advisers; Really? asks Berkowitz after the show; Cable and web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro north and northwest suburban episode of Public Affairs features Andy Shaw, President and CEO of the Better Government  Association [BGA], discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz how Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner can start getting his arms around the state’s spending and revenue  issues. The show with the BGA’s Shaw airs tonight at 8:30 pm... Read more »